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    Heavy shelling in Ukraine hours ahead of truce talks
    Sep05

    Heavy shelling in Ukraine hours ahead of truce talks

    Shelling was seen near Mariupol, a strategic port that hold the key to a huge chunk of Ukraine’s sea coast and rich hydrocarbon resources. …read more Source: Toronto...

    NATO Announces ‘Rapid-Reaction Force,’ As It Waits For Cease-Fire In Ukraine
    Sep05

    NATO Announces ‘Rapid-Reaction Force,’ As It Waits For Cease-Fire In Ukraine

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said he and a rebel leader had agreed to ceasefire, which is part of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s seven-point plan toward peace.» E-Mail This …read more Source:...

    Shelling moves closer to Ukrainian port hours before peace talks
    Sep05

    Shelling moves closer to Ukrainian port hours before peace talks

    Shelling resounded on the outskirts of a Ukrainian port city Friday as Russian-backed rebels pressed their offensive in the strategically key southeast just hours ahead of talks that are widely hoped to bring a cease-fire. …read more Source: CTV...

    NATO to outline force aimed at deterring Russia
    Sep05

    NATO to outline force aimed at deterring Russia

    NATO leaders will back plans Friday for positioning more troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, establishing a rapid response force aimed at easing anxiety among member states near Russia’s border and deterring the Kremlin against replicating its provocations in Ukraine elsewhere in the region. …read more Source: CTV...

    Ukraine crisis: NATO agrees to cheer for Kyiv, but not much more
    Sep05

    Ukraine crisis: NATO agrees to cheer for Kyiv, but not much more

    NATO allies have pledged considerable support to Ukraine, but not direct military intervention, an outcome that’s likely unsurprising to Vladimir Putin, writes CBC senior correspondent Terry Milewski. …read more Source:...

    Shelling Near Port Hours Before Cease-Fire Talks
    Sep05

    Shelling Near Port Hours Before Cease-Fire Talks

    Fresh shelling was heard outside Ukraine’s strategic port city of Mariupol just hours before talks both sides hoped would bring a ceasefire. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine crisis: NATO preps rapid response force to ease Eastern Europe anxiety
    Sep05

    Ukraine crisis: NATO preps rapid response force to ease Eastern Europe anxiety

    NATO leaders will back plans Friday for positioning more troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, establishing a rapid response force aimed at easing anxiety among member states near Russia’s border. …read more Source:...

    NATO to outline force aimed at deterring Russia
    Sep05

    NATO to outline force aimed at deterring Russia

    NEWPORT, Wales (AP) — NATO leaders will back plans Friday for positioning more troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, establishing a rapid response force aimed at easing anxiety among member states near Russia’s border and deterring the Kremlin against replicating its provocations in Ukraine elsewhere in the region. While...

    U.K. Commits Troops to NATO Force
    Sep05

    U.K. Commits Troops to NATO Force

    British Prime Minister David Cameron said the U.K. will commit 3,500 troops to a new “spearhead” force established by NATO following Russia’s actions in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Wall Street...

    EU considers Russia sanctions
    Sep05

    EU considers Russia sanctions

    The European Union considers new sanctions against Russia, dependent on the outcome of Ukraine ceasefire talks being held in Minsk. …read more Source:...